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Harry George Bush

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Full length photograph of 2nd Lieutenant Harry George Bush 10/2538, taken after commission on 11.06.17. Image kindly provided by R.W. Turton (May 2018). Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harry George AWMM
  • Surname
    Bush AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    George AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/2538 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 February 1892 AWMM LoughtonEssex AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Princess Theatre Hotel, Tory Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    E. Bush (father), 3 Princess Road, Backhurst Hill, Essex, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 August 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/2538 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 19 April 1915 AWMM Barman/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      146 Ibs AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWI AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Hair colour, WWI AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Complexion, WWI AWMM
      Fresh AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5'7" AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • 1ST Battalion, Wellington, Taranaki Coy. Previously in Military Cadets.

    Post War Occupations: Barman, Market Gardener, Railway Workshop Woburn during WW2.

    While serving in France, George was selected to train at a Lewis Gun School in England. After completing the course, he returned to the Battalion as a Lewis Gun Instructor. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 July 1955 AWMM
    Lower HuttWellington AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    RSA Section, Taita, West 187 AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 98 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM
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